The Town Board shall appoint a Park Committee consisting of 10 members. The appointments shall be made to the extent practicable to provide two representatives of the Recreation Committee of the Town of Williamson, one representative of the Board of Education or administration of the Williamson Central School District, one representative of the Town Board of the Town of Williamson, two youth representatives selected from the Junior or Senior Class of the Williamson Central School District, and four at-large appointments of residents of the Town of Williamson.
The term for membership on the Park Committee shall be for three years, except that the term for the membership of the representatives of the Junior or Senior Class of the Williamson Central School District shall be for one year.
In the creation of the Park Committee at the organizational meeting of the Town Board in January 2001, three members shall be appointed for one-year terms, three members shall be appointed for two-year terms, and two members shall be appointed for three-year terms. At the expiration of each original member's appointment, each successor member shall be appointed for a term of three years. The representatives of the Junior and Senior Class of the Williamson Central School District shall be appointed to one-year terms in all cases.
A member may be reappointed to succeed himself or herself; provided, however, that after serving two terms of three years, the member is eligible for appointment one year after the expiration of his or her last term.
The Town Board shall have the power to remove any member of the Park Committee for cause. Any member of the Park Committee may be removed after failing to attend three consecutive meetings, unless such attendance is excused by the Chairperson of the Park Committee for good cause.
If a vacancy shall occur otherwise than by expiration of term, the Town Board shall appoint the new member for the unexpired term.
The Park Committee shall designate from its membership a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and a Secretary, to serve in such capacities for terms of one year commencing January 1.
Meetings of the Park Committee shall be held at the call of the Chairperson and at such other times as the Committee may determine. The Chairperson, or in his or her absence, the Vice Chairperson, shall preside at such meetings. The Secretary shall keep minutes of the meetings of the Park Committee.
A majority of the Park Committee shall constitute a quorum for transaction of business, but a lesser number may adjourn. Every act, motion or resolution shall require for its adoption the affirmative vote of a simple majority of members. The Park Committee may determine the rules of its procedures not inconsistent herewith.